RATIOS GALORE
Trans First Second Third Fourth Fifth Sixth
TKO 500 3.27:1 1.98:1 1.34:1 1.00:1 0.68:1 n/a
TKO 600 2.87:1 1.89:1 1.28:1 1.00:1 0.64:1 n/a
TKO 600 2.87:1 1.89:1 1.28:1 1.00:1 0.82:1 n/a
T56 Magnum 2.66:1 1.78:1 1.30:1 1.00:1 0.80:1 0.63:1
T56 Magnum 2.97:1 2.10:1 1.46:1 1.00:1 0.74:1 0.50:1
WHERE THE MONEY WENT
Item: Price:
Hurst five-speed swap kit $3,445
SFI bellhousing $250
Hurst billet steel flywheel $150
Hurst strip/comp clutch $345
Total: $4,190
THE COST SO FAR
Item: PHR Issue: Price:
’65 Olds Cutlass Jan. 2010 $7,500
DSE four-link suspension Jan. 2010 $2,345
DSE front suspension Feb. 2010 $3,982
Baer front and rear brakes Mar. 2010 $2,670
DSE brake booster Mar. 2010 $375
DSE steering kit Apr. 2010 $399
Strange S60 rearend May 2010 $2,295
SAM 461 big-block Olds June 2010 $8,504
Hurst five-speed trans July 2010 $4,190
Total $32,260